Eastern Kentucky Colonels (0-0) at North Carolina State Wolfpack (1-0)
|Date & Time||Saturday September 12, 2015, 6:00 PM (EDT)|
The Line: North Carolina State Wolfpack -- Over/Under:
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North Carolina State will host Eastern Kentucky as both these teams will look for their 2nd win.
NC State is coming off of a big 49-21 win against the Troy Trojans. The victory was led by quarterback Jacoby Brissett, who was 21/23 for 196 yards and 2 touchdowns. Running back Matthew Dayes who got the start due to the suspension of Shadrach Thornton. Dayes recorded 24 carries for 126 yards and 2 touchdowns. Dayes also added 5 catches for 65 yards. Jumichael Ramos led the Wolfpack in receiving with 3 receptions for 45 yards and 1 touchdown. Mike Stevens recorded an interception on defense. NC State will have about the same level of competition as they take on Eastern Kentucky.
Eastern Kentucky is coming off a win in which they put up 52 points on Valparaiso. Quarterback Bennie Coney who was 11/20 for 152 yards and 2 touchdowns. Running back Kentayvus Hopkins whi had 7 carries for 60 yards and a touchdown. Jeff Glover and Joel Browm led Eastern Kentucky in receiving with a combined 9 catches for 154 yards and 2 touchdowns. On Special Teams Stanley Absanon averaged 40 yards per kick return. Eastern Kentucky will face a tough challenge when they play North Carolina State this weekend.
Eastern Kentucky is coming off a big win but against a far worse team. North Carolina State will be one of the better teams they will face this year. I think that NC State wont have any trouble with Eastern Kentucky. I think they will roll right on over them.